World Eye donation Day Quick Facts

Event NameWorld Eye donation Day ()
Event LevelInternational Day

World Eye donation Day Brief

Every year, realizing the importance of eye donation in different countries of the world, June 10 is celebrated as "International Sight Donation Day". Through this, awareness of eye donation is spread among the people.

World Eye donation Day Objective

The objective of World Vision Day is to create mass awareness about the importance of eye donation and to inspire people to take an oath to donate their eyes after death.

Blindness is one of the major public health problems in developing countries. According to the World Health Organization, corneal diseases (damage to the cornea, which is the front layer of the eye) are one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness, after cataracts and glaucoma.

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How to take care of your Eyes?

Proper eye care can be done in the following ways:-

  1. Eat a healthy diet for good eyesight: Eat a balanced diet. Include more and more green leafy vegetables, eggs, beans and carrots in your diet.
  2. Quit smoking: Smoking can cause cataracts, optic and nerve damage as well as a variety of vision problems.
  3. Wear UV-protected sunglasses to prevent direct exposure to sunlight: which is better for protecting your eyes.
  4. Wear safety glasses: If you work with hazardous materials in the workplace, you must wear safety glasses to protect your eyes.
  5. If you work at a computer for long periods, make sure you wake up frequently. Blink as often as possible to reduce dryness of the eyes.
  6. Anti-glare glasses: Recommended to wear while watching television or working on a computer.
  7. Do not read in dim light: This is one of the main reasons for the problems with the eyes.
  8. To maintain good eye health: Get your eyes checked regularly.
  9. Try to avoid glare on the computer from windows and lights. If necessary, use anti-glare screens.
  10. If you wear contact lenses, avoid wearing them for long periods of time: Avoid swimming and sleeping while wearing contact lenses.

There are many reasons why people do not donate their eyes. The number of eye donors in India is very less due to the following reasons:

  • Lack of awareness among general public.
  • Inadequate facilities in institutions and hospitals.
  • Lack of ability to motivate others among trained personnel.
  • Social and religious myths.

Important Days of June Month - (National Days and International Days):

Day Event Name - Event Level
01 JuneInternational Child Protection Day - International Day
01 JuneWorld Milk Day - International Day
05 JuneWorld Environment Day - International Day
08 JuneWorld Ocean Day - International Day
08 JuneWorld Brain Tumor Day - International Day
10 JuneWorld Eye donation Day - International Day
12 JuneWorld Child Labor Prohibition Day - International Day
14 JuneWorld Blood Donation Day - International Day
17 JuneWorld Desert and Drought Prevention Day - International Day
18 JuneInternational Picnic Day - International Day
18 JuneGoa Revolution Day - National Day
19 JuneWorld Ethnic Day - International Day
20 JuneWorld Refugee Day - International Day
21 JuneInternational Yoga Day - International Day
21 JuneWorld Music Day - International Day
23 JuneUnited Nations Public Service Day - International Day
23 JuneInternational Widows Day - International Day
26 JuneInternational Drug and Drug Abuse Day - International Day
29 JuneNational Statistics Day - National Day
जून का तीसरा रविवार of JuneWorld Father / Fathers Day (Third Sunday of June) - International Day

World Eye donation Day FAQs:

World Eye donation Day is observed every year on 10 June.

Yes, World Eye donation Day is an International Day that is celebrated every year on June all over the World.

  Last update :  Tue 28 Jun 2022
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